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Special Educational Needs

Find out what we can offer SEN Schools, and SEN children in mainstream education

Opportunities for Schools and Children with Special Educational Needs

The Somerset Cricket Foundation is always striving to ensure everyone has access to cricket. A key part of this goal is to offer coaching and competition opportunities to all school pupils. As part of this we are pleased to be able to offer Table Cricket coaching and competitions for all SEN pupils in Special Schools and mainstream education.

What is Table Cricket?

Played on a table tennis table (or similar surface) with side panels and sliding fielders, a ball launcher, weighted plastic ball and wooden bat, Table Cricket enables young people with severe physical or learning disabilities to enjoy cricket and represent their school on a competitive basis.” Lords Taverners.

Whilst designed for those with severe disabilities this format of the game is fully inclusive and can be enjoyed by a wide range of ages and abilities. Somerset Cricket Foundation delivers Table Cricket in schools in the Autumn term, with a School’s Final to held in January each year.

For more information or if you wish to express the interest of your school, please contact either:

Scott Chappell
Schools & Coaching Manager or 01823 425329


Steve Gass
Community Programmes Manager or 01823 352266